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Table 3 Demographic characteristics of evaluated cases (excluding cases for which outcomes were not declared)

From: Assessing the impact of TB/HIV services integration on TB treatment outcomes and their relevance in TB/HIV monitoring in Ghana

  Frequency (%)
Before (%) After (%) RS PIS OSS
  N = 708 N = 567 N = 616 N = 284 N = 375
Gender      
Female 38.3 39.8 33.4 50.4 39.7
Male 61.7 60.2 66.6 49.6 60.3
Age      
Mean (SD) 40.5 (18.0) 41.8 (18.4) 41.8 (18.5) 38.0 (17.5) 42.2 (18.0)
Median (IQR) 40 (22) 39 (24) 41 (25) 37 (20) 40 (24)
Range 1 - 97 2 - 105 1 - 97 1 - 86 1 - 105
Site of Disease      
Pulmonary 92.7 88.5 88.3 90.1 95.9
Extra-pulmonary 7.3 11.5 11.7 9.9 4.5
Sputum at month 0      
Positive 49.3 51.7 51.3 42.9 53.7
Negative 32.2 47.0 31.4 46.4 44.6
Not recorded 18.5 1.3 17.3 10.7 1.7
Patient Type      
New 88.3 90.5 86.0 89.2 94.7
Defaulter 4.7 1.4 4.4 4.7 0.3
Failure 0.6 3.5 2.8 0.0 1.9
Relapse 5.6 4.1 5.7 5.8 2.9
Transferred in 0.7 0.5 1.0 0.4 0.3
  1. Legend: SD - Standard deviation, IQR - Interquartile range.